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Recently, new barcodes were placed on all INfo Express mailing labels. This new feature allows for real-time tracking of packages en route through the INfo Express system. Since packages are routed based on information scanned from the barcode, please keep the following points in mind:
INfo Express customers can track shipped packages simply by contacting Mike Hicks, INfo Express Coordinator, at email@example.com or (317) 232-3699. For more information about INfo Express, including shipping instructions, pricing information, and more, visit www.infoexpress.in.gov.
This Friday at 8:00 p.m. (EST) NBC will feature the series premier of "Who Do You Think You Are?" The genealogy-themed show takes an up-close look inside the family history of some of today's most famous celebrities like Matthew Broderick, Lisa Kudrow, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon, Brooke Shields and Emmitt Smith. Ancestry.com is NBC's official partner for the series.
"Who Do You Think You Are?" is an adaptation of the award-winning hit British television documentary series. The seven-episode program will lead celebrities on a journey of self-discovery as they unearth their family trees that reveal surprising, inspiring and even tragic stories that are often linked to crucial events in American history.
From the California Gold Rush to the Salem witch trials, from European aristocracy to the beaches of Africa, and from the Civil War to the Holocaust, "Who Do You Think You Are?" will reveal the fabric of humanity through everyone's place in history. Each week, a different celebrity takes a journey into their family's past, traveling all over the world. Viewers are given an in-depth look into their favorite stars' family trees, and each episode will expose surprising facts and emotional encounters that will unlock people's emotions -- showing just how connected everyone is not only to the past, but to one another.
Tomorrow is the last day to register for the 2010 Indiana Library Career Expo. The second-annual event sponsored by the Indiana State Library and Indiana University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) invites high school seniors, collegians, library employees, and library professionals to the IUPUI University Library in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 6, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST).
The event will feature several discussions and workshops led by leaders in the library field and a keynote presentation by Dr. Carla Hayden, Chief Executive Officer of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, MD. Certified public librarians will receive one (1) library education unit (LEU) for attending the keynote presentation. Additionally, attendees will have ample opportunity to network with library employees, potential employers, and college education providers throughout the day.
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